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May 6, 2021

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Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

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House? What house? Stolen car crashes into Terranora house

Police say a house in Terranora is significantly damaged thanks to a mystery thief in a stolen car crashing into it over the weekend.

Track has morphed

Kathy Gleeson, Suffolk Park I see in a letter, dated 1/12/20, of support to Council, the president of the Suffolk...

Love flowers at the market

As mothers across Australia look forward to (slightly burnt) toast in bed, the local farmers and producers in our...

Correcting the record

Duncan Dey, Greens candidate for mayor 2021–24 I wish to correct the record for those who listened to Thursday’s Council...

Thank you

Cr Sarah Ndiaye, Mullumbimby Thank you, awesome women (and men), who walked out.  I’d like to say an enormous thankyou to...

Council won’t save our beach

Cr Jan Hackett, Byron Bay Byron Shire Council refuses to take any action to save our once world-class beach, until...

For those of you who haven’t seen this, I can guarantee you will watch it at least three times. Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays saves a reporter from getting her head taken off by making a quick-reflex bare-handed catch. It’s almost too good to be true – and our spidey-sensed hero just keeps going on with the interview – tra la la…

 

 

 


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